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Prabhjote Gill,Sriram Iyer
17 Feb 2021, 19:54

Datacracy: Indian Prime Minister's 'data democracy' must avoid the flaws of the country’s political system

Datacracy: Indian Prime Minister's 'data democracy' must avoid the flaws of the country’s political system

Datacracy: Indian Prime Minister's 'data democracy' must avoid the flaws of the country’s political system

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the country’s “data has been democratised” with India’s new data laws expected to be tabled during t...

For Facebook and Twitter, the changes to India's IT (Amendment) Act is just what the doctor ordered — or not
Prabhjote Gill
15 Sep 2020, 13:06

For Facebook and Twitter, the changes to India's IT (Amendment) Act is just what the doctor ordered — or not

In the tale of two social networks, Facebook and Twitter face two sides of the same coin in India and India's IT (Amendment) Act may not be enough to solve the problem.

No data localisation -- no linking Aadhaar for social media account verification
11 Dec 2019, 08:18

No data localisation -- no linking Aadhaar for social media account verification

"Role of courts is to interpret the law as it is.We are not concerned with what the law ought to be," it said, adding that in exceptional cases where there is a gap in the law, the courts can step in.